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Anderson’s Dirtday! expresses bafflement at today’s world

Laurie Anderson returns to Cal Performances with Dirtday! Photo: Lucie Jansch
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When Cal Performances presents musician-storyteller Laurie Anderson’s Dirtday!, the third part of a trilogy and co-commissioning project begun in 2002, one thing is certain: she won’t be “put in a bin”.

“I try not to label myself,” she says, while seeking words to define her genre in a phone interview several weeks before her Sept. 18 Berkeley appearance. “Music is freer now, there’s no necessity to categorize.”  … Continue reading »

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